Monthly Archives: July 2010

Love Will Tear Us Apart

The band that inspired thousands of musicians, painters, photographers and filmmakers. The subject of Joy Division never gets old for me. From the time I was fourteen and now, I’m still blown away by the power & relevance of their … Continue reading

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Matthew Marks in LA

Brice Marden’s Grove Group III 1973, Above The art scene in LA is an ongoing topic and either inspires you or gets your blood and heart pumping, in good ways and bad. I am of the mindset that LA is … Continue reading

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Get Up Early & Hungover for a Worthy Cause

Dominicks in West Hollywood is finally making their wait staff get up early and hungover on a Sunday. Long known for amazing homemade fresh Italian fare and a Hollywood history as eclectic as Oscar night frocks, Dominicks is now serving … Continue reading

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Patti Smith & Robert Mapplethorpe

I have an undying love and respect for artists who continue to influence us year after year… The story of Patti Smith’s legendary relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe is told in this fascinating, newly published book “Just Kids” written by … Continue reading

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Line Erasing Serum

I’m not a big fan of needles or going under the knife so when someone sent me this serum last winter I began using it. A journalist friend of mine who makes a living from testing, researching and finding out … Continue reading

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Aliona Doletskaya’s Classic Ballsy Move…

Aliona Doletskaya, my old boss at Russian Vogue is known for being ballsy and doing the unexpected. While she may not have been the easiest to work for (no great boss ever is) I always admired her incredible talent and … Continue reading

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Over The Hills… And Into The Water

On the eve of another season of Jersey Shore I think it’s relevant to dissect another reality show that was just thankfully laid to rest. As much as it pains me to admit and discuss with any seriousness the show … Continue reading

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Arshile Gorky at MOCA

I finally got a chance to see the Arshile Gorky retrospective last Friday at MOCA in LA and its stunning. There is an intense energy throughout the show that makes the work even more beautiful and breathtaking than usual… Arshile … Continue reading

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Charles David

Every season, without fail, Charles David delivers amazing, wearable and surprisingly affordable shoes… everything from gorgeous heels to boots, I can always find a few pairs that become staples in my wardrobe not just for one but sometimes several seasons, … Continue reading

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Dying to see this film…. “happythankyoumoreplease”

Starring Josh Radnor….

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